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Introduction to Project Management (UF)

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In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management.  Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer.  Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholder for quick resolution, including project cancelation. Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure.  You will have the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project.  An overview of salaries, certification costs, education and experience requirements are provided.  We hope you will choose Project Management as a career.  Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of MS OFFICE PROFESSIONAL (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint & Project)

Course Outlines

Unit 1 - Project Management Overview

  • Project Manager’s Responsibilities & Commitment
  • Certification Requirements & Costs
  • Compensation
  • Project Framework Preview 

Unit 2 - Tools & Templates

  • Project Process Checklist
  • Project Charter Template
  • Project Plan Template
  • Communications Templates 

Unit 3 - Creating a Project

  • Creating a project plan and schedule in MS Project
  • Creating charter and team/stakeholder matrices
  • Creating Change Log
  • Creating a Risk Plan 

Unit 4 - Managing the Project - Prepare a Project Status Deck

  • Creating status deck (format, content, operating rhythm, etc.)
  • Collecting Detail Status
  • Presenting Summary Status
  • Simulating project close-out & celebrate

Class Details

4 Sessions
Online 24/7


Andy Stanhope 

CEUs : 1.6



Registration Closes On
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/8/2020 - 10/2/2020 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Andy Stanhope 

Contact Us! - 952.358.8343
Normandale Community College - Continuing Education

9700 France Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55431

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